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CHAPTER 1 (PG 1-9) CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT TRIES TO IDENTIFY AND DESCRIBE CHANGES IN THE CHILD’S COGNITIVE, EMOTIONAL, MOTOR, AND SOCIAL CAPACITIES AND BEHAVIOR FROM BIRTH ON THEMES OF DEVELOPMENT BIOLOGICAL: PREDETERMINED BY BIOLOGICAL FACTORS ARNOLD GESSEL MATURATION: A GENETIC OR BIOLOGICALLY DETERMINED PROCESS OF GROWTH THAT UNFOLDS OVER A PERIOD OF TIME ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES JOHN B WATSON CLAIMED THAT BY PROPERLY ORGANIZING THE ENVIRONMENT, HE COULD PRODUCE A GENIUS OR CRIMINAL CHLDREN INTENTIONALLY TRY TO UNDERSTAND AND EXPOLRE THE WORLD ABOUT THEM ACTIVELY INFLUENCE AND MODIFY THE ACTIONS OF PARENTS, ETC PATTERNS OF DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGE: CONTINUITY VS DISCONTINUITY CONTINUITY:CONTINUOUS PROCESS WHEREBY EACH NEW EVENT BUILDS ON EARLIER EXPERIENCES GRADUAL ACCUMULATION OF ABILITIES NO ABRUPT SHIFTS DISCONTINUITY: DEVELOPMENT IS A SERIES OF STEPS OR STAGES IN EHICH BEHAVIORS GET REORGANIZED INTO A NEW SET OF BEHAVIORS INDIVIDUAL CHARACTERISTICS VS CONTINUAL AND CULTURAL INFLUENCES
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INTERACTIONIST VIEWPOINT: DUAL ROLE OF INDIVIDUAL AND CONTEXTUAL FACTORS DIFFERENT CHILDREN RESPOND WHEN THEY ARE CONFRONTED WITH SITUATIONAL CHALLENGES OR RISS TO HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON DEVELOPMENT THEORIES HELP ORGANIZE AND INTEGRATE EXISTING
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